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by dim
15 Feb 2020, 7:26am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Touring tyre for a narrow rim
Replies: 46
Views: 1640

Re: Touring tyre for a narrow rim

I'd use Panaracer Gravel King
by dim
12 Feb 2020, 2:10pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Coronavirus (aka COVID-19) - just how serious?
Replies: 126
Views: 3447

Re: Coronavirus (aka COVID-19) - just how serious?

it leaked from a bio weapon lab?

by dim
12 Feb 2020, 12:30pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Coronavirus (aka COVID-19) - just how serious?
Replies: 126
Views: 3447

Re: Coronavirus (aka COVID-19) - just how serious?

an interesting video:

by dim
9 Feb 2020, 6:04pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Coronavirus (aka COVID-19) - just how serious?
Replies: 126
Views: 3447

Re: Coronavirus - just how serious?

Seriously.... I know full well I'm playing Devil's Advocate here, and I know full well that a lot is not yet known about CV.... but I'm still sceptical. According to this report (which looks fairly authoritative), an estimated 4.6 million seasonal flu cases, with 2,100 deaths, had been recorded in ...
by dim
9 Feb 2020, 7:16am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Views on GARMIN e Trex 32x
Replies: 65
Views: 1790

Re: Views on GARMIN e Trex 32x

Oh yes it is !!! (that's the 2nd thread where i've corrected that, just this week IIRC :) ) I stand corrected (perhaps) - actually when I first tried it one had to pay a subscription to get full use ( as I understand it) although there was a limited free use option- my club pays a subscription for ...
by dim
9 Feb 2020, 7:05am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Harassment
Replies: 16
Views: 1425

Re: Harrasmennt

find out where he lives then go there and have a word with him
by dim
5 Feb 2020, 7:16pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Can anyone recommend to me a breathable, brightly coloured & reflective waterproof jacket?
Replies: 72
Views: 4152

Re: Can anyone recommend to me a breathable, brightly coloured & reflective waterproof jacket?

I have one of these Berghaus Gortex jackets (given to me as a gift):... costs close to £300 .... I have not worn it yet and will keep it for special rides/tours https://www.berghaus.com/dw/image/v2/AARQ_PRD/on/demandware.static/-/Sites-PRODUCT-BERGHAUS/default/dw7771db4d/images/original/4-22335CF9-A...
by dim
4 Feb 2020, 9:04pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Titanium seatpost
Replies: 27
Views: 1237

Re: Titanium seatpost

get any seatpost but then get a Brooks C17 Cambium Carved saddle with 28+mm wide tyres on lower pressure .... that's what makes comfortable on any bike be it steel, aluminium, carbon or Ti
by dim
3 Feb 2020, 6:52pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Can anyone recommend to me a breathable, brightly coloured & reflective waterproof jacket?
Replies: 72
Views: 4152

Re: Can anyone recommend to me a breathable, brightly coloured & reflective waterproof jacket?

GORE WEAR C3 Gore-Tex Active Jacket Men neon yellow (2020) .... £159.99 https://www.bikester.co.uk/gore-wear-c3-gore-tex-jacket-men-yellow-805184.html https://www.wigglestatic.com/product-media/100641310/Gore-Wear-C3-Gore-Tex-Active-Jacket-Jackets-Neon-Yellow-SS19-100034080003.jpg
by dim
3 Feb 2020, 12:21pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Views on GARMIN e Trex 32x
Replies: 65
Views: 1790

Re: Views on GARMIN e Trex 32x

get a Garmin Edge 830 or 520 and a powerbank way way better than an E Trex You don't say in what way they are better. So not terribly educational for folk. Or is this just one of those posts where folk shine a spotlight on - drumroll on - what they have? the E Trex uses breadcrumb navigation, i.e. ...
by dim
2 Feb 2020, 8:14pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Views on GARMIN e Trex 32x
Replies: 65
Views: 1790

Re: Views on GARMIN e Trex 32x

Sweep wrote:
dim wrote:get a Garmin Edge 830 or 520 and a powerbank

way way better than an E Trex


You don't say in what way they are better.

So not terribly educational for folk.

Or is this just one of those posts where folk shine a spotlight on - drumroll on - what they have?


most folk know how to use google
by dim
2 Feb 2020, 7:05pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: 1000 bed hospital in 10 days
Replies: 32
Views: 797

Re: 1000 bed hospital in 10 days

Yea ... and all the windows have metal bars so you can't escape :wink:
by dim
2 Feb 2020, 6:54pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: I’ve gotten old and slow it seems
Replies: 35
Views: 1614

Re: I’ve gotten old and slow it seems

My first ride of the year...well first ride in years! Last time I rode more than 40 miles was 8 years ago, managed 14.5mph average. Today, 11.6mph over 40. And I feel like death! Last 15 miles were agony. Granted I set myself up to fail It’s raining and I don’t have overshoes - feet were drenched b...
by dim
2 Feb 2020, 6:32pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Views on GARMIN e Trex 32x
Replies: 65
Views: 1790

Re: Views on GARMIN e Trex 32x

get a Garmin Edge 830 or 520 and a powerbank

way way better than an E Trex